Sams Gap

Col Elevation: 3800- feet, 1158- meters

Key Col for:Lick Rock  (4579 ft/1396 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3800 - 3760 ft
    (40-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 57' 18'' N, 82° 33' 39'' W
35.954942, -82.560873 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 779 ft/238 m
Optimistic: 819 ft/250 m
Average: 799 ft/244 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Big Bald
Prominence Parent: Big Bald
Island Parent: Big Bald
Ridgewalk Distance:9.52 mi/15.32 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionMadison

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Bald Mountains
Drainage Basins
French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

French Broad
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cherokee National Forest/National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapSams Gap    O35082h5    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Lick Rock to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Lick Rock4579779 French Broad/Nolichucky  
Rice Gap3840  French Broad/Nolichucky1.281.28
High Rock4440600 French Broad/Nolichucky1.562.84
KEY COL: Sams Gap3800  French Broad/Nolichucky1.374.21
West Street Gap Peak4440320 French Broad/Nolichucky1.345.55
(Ridge Junction)   French Broad/Nolichucky2.678.22
LINE PARENT: Big Bald55162556  1.39.52
PROM PARENT: Big Bald55162556    
ISLAND PARENT: Big Bald55162556    

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